Graduate Communications Center | Duke University Pratt School of Engineering

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Graduate Communications Center

Deliver your message with confidence

The Duke Engineering Graduate Communications Center (GCC) is a comprehensive communications and intercultural resource and support center for all engineering PhD and master's students.

Our team offers individual and small-group coaching by appointment. We also organize workshops and semester-long courses.

We are located in the Vesic Student Learning Center on Level 2 of the Nello L. Teer Building.

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Develop Communication Skills

Academic Writing

  • Receive constructive feedback
  • Attend writing workshops
  • Take writing skills courses

Conversation & Small Talk

  • Practice one-to-one or in a group
  • Attend intensive workshops
  • Learn more about intercultural interaction

Presentations & Degree Defense

  • Reduce public speaking anxiety
  • Use PowerPoint, Keynote and Prezi
  • Practice and receive feedback


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Work with a Consultant

Services include:

  • One-to-one coaching
  • Group coaching
  • Workshops

Attend a Workshop

Examples include:

  • Exploring Your Cultural Values with CultureActive
  • Academic Listening and Note Taking
  • Crafting Journal Article Introductions

 

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Meet Our Team

Bridget Fletcher

Bridget Fletcher

Director
bridget.fletcher@duke.edu
[Bio]

Angus Bowers

Angus Bowers

Communications Consultant
angus.bowers@duke.edu
[Bio]

Michelle M. Campbell

Michelle M. Campbell

Communications Consultant
michelle.m.campbell
@duke.edu

[Bio]

Susan Mathias

Susan Mathias

Communications Consultant
susan.mathias@duke.edu
[Bio]

Minerva Matos-Garner

Minerva Matos-Garner

Communications Consultant
minerva.matosgarner
@duke.edu
[Bio]

Marcie Pachino

Marcie Pachino

Communications Consultant
marcie.pachino@duke.edu
[Bio]

Graduate Communications Center | Duke University Pratt School of Engineering